17 December, 2019

6 Ethical Fairtrade Wines

Fairtrade-Christmas-wines
by Cliona Duffy

We’ve compiled a list of some of the best Fairtrade wines.

By choosing Fairtrade wine you are supporting projects that benefit producers and their loved ones, while raising a glass with yours. 

The perfect dinner pairing 

Co-op Sauvignon Blanc

Fairtrade Irresistible Sauvignon Blanc from the Co-op. 

Served at our own 25th Celebrations this year, with zesty citrus flavours this refreshing wine is the perfect choice for a dinner party. Hailing from some of the best vineyards in the Cape. 

Available at the Co-op 

Best with beef 

Sainsbury's SO Organic Fairtrade Shiraz 75cl

Fairtrade Shiraz SO Organic - Sainsbury’s 

This smooth and mellow Shiraz is great with red meat. 

Available in Sainsbury’s 

Perfect for Parties 

Chenin Blanc - Tesco Finest

Finest Fairtrade South African Chenin Blanc - Tesco 

This dry and fresh Chenin Blanc from Breede River Valley in South Africa is perfect for parties. Delicious on its own or with light dishes and canapes it’s a great all rounder and is suitable for vegans too. 

Available in Tesco 

Delicious with Dessert 

Sainsbury's Taste the Difference Fairtrade South Africa

Fairtrade Rose Moscato - Sainsbury’s 

Just the thing for celebrations, this Rose Moscato is bursting with fruity bubbles. Perfect on its own or to accompany dessert with friends and family. 

Available in Sainsbury’s 

For enjoying in front of the fire 

zebra view cabernet sauvignon

Zebra View Cabernet Sauvignon - M&S 

Perfect for cosy nights in front of the fire, a brightly flavoured and deliciously easy-drinking unoaked red with notes of blackberry. 

Available in M&S 

Versatile Vino 

Co-op Malbec

Fairtrade Irresistible Malbec – Co-op 

Winner of this year’s Fairtrade Wine of the Year, this Malbec is fabulously versatile. Full bodied, its plum and cherry aromas work equally well on their own as they do accompanying a meal. 

Available in Co-op

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